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Medical & Health, Research, Analyst


Pay: TBD

Overview

Health Information Alliance Inc. is seekingĀ Part Time/PRN, RemoteĀ Inpatient and Outpatient Core Measure Abstractor

Role and Responsibilities:

Core measures are a set of care standards, required by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and The Joint Commission (TJC), which describe the care to be provided to our patients while in the hospital. These care standards have been shown to improve patient outcomes

The candidate will review the hospital’s medical record and abstract the appropriate data elements associated with the measure. Abstractions are entered into specified data collection application(s). This position requires a sound knowledge of the medical record and applicable clinical workflow.

Requirements:

  1. Superior knowledge of core measure requirements
  2. Experience in IQR, OQR, IPFQR, and/or other quality reporting programs that utilize core measures
  3. Experience with core measure data collection application(s)

Preferred Skills:

  • Use of the tools and techniques of continuously quality improvement and computer skills for data display
  • Attention to detail and follow-up necessary
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, hospital staff, physicians and community resources required.
  • Must be able to work independently

General Requirements:

The ideal candidate must possess the following characteristics:

  • Commitment and reliability; be able to dedicate consistent time to HIA
  • Superb communication and responsiveness
    Computer literacy
  • Must be comfortable with, but not limited to: Excel, web-browsers, email, electronic health records (non-specific)
  • Must be familiar with various technologies such as, but not limited to: security (e.g., Citrix), data collection/abstraction, encoders, web-based applications
  • Self-maintenance of skillset
  • Maintaining credentials
  • Staying current with abstraction/coding rules, manuals, and guidelines
  • Prior experience in position applying for
  • Motivation; remote work can be team-based, but requires the ability to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal

Company – HIA – Health Information Alliance

Website – https://www.healthinformationalliance.com/